Functional Training Expert Vern Gambetta on Speed & Sports Specificity
Strength, sprinting and resilience
This week we have the founding father of Functional Sports Training, Vern Gambetta: A real thinking man’s strength and conditioning specialist and a master coach of coaches.
Coach Gambetta has been involved in a huge variety of Olympic and professional sports including stints with the New York Mets, Chicago White Sox and Cincinnati Reds baseball teams, the Chicago Bulls in basketball, the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs in football, and in soccer the Tampa Bay Mutiny as well as the U.S. Men’s World Cup Team.
Coach Gambetta is currently focused on speed training, including in track and field as well as on swimming across multiple events. Quite the renaissance sportsman and a delight to talk with.
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